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Rich man, poor man: Socioeconomic adversity and brain development, by Kimberly Noble

In this article released on May 1, 2014, Kimberly Noble, MD, PhD, discusses the links between socioeconomic adversity and brain development.  The article delves into recent studies of brain development and how SES links to specific aspects of cognition, including language development, memory and executive function.  Dr. Noble includes discussion of interventions, such as early childhood and targeting parents, as well as increasing a family’s income.

Click here to read Rich Man, Poor Man: Socioeconomic Adversity and Brain Development by Kimberly G. Noble, MD, PhD, at Cerebrum at